Metronom Scores Most Nominations at 17th Romanian Gopo Awards

BUCHAREST: Alexandru Belc’s debut feature Metronom has 11 nominations at the 17th edition of the Gopo Awards, followed by Monica Stan and George Chiper-Lillemark’s Immaculate and Paul Negoescu’s Men of…

Submissions for Transilvania Pitch Stop 2023 Now Open

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Filmmakers from Ukraine, Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Serbia, Moldova, Greece, Turkey and Georgia can submit their projects to the 10th edition of the international coproduction programme Transilvania Pitch Stop, which…

GRANTS: Cristi Puiu Receives Biggest Grant at Romania’s CNC Latest Call

BUCHAREST: Cristi Puiu’s new feature film Sântandreiul lupilor received the biggest grant of approximately 711,000 EUR / 3.5 m RON from the Romanian Film Centre (CNC) at its only batch…

PRODUCTION: Stere Gulea Starts Shooting The Moromete Family 3

BUCHAREST: The acclaimed Romanian film director Stere Gulea started shooting The Moromete Family 3 / Moromeții 3 on 1 March 2023. The film is the third part of what started…

FESTIVALS: Film O'Clock IFF 2023 Starts in Romania, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Greece, Egypt and South Africa

BUCHAREST: The 3rd edition of the Film O'Clock International Film Festival, initiated by Romanian director/producer Mirona Radu, will be held 28 February – 4 March 2023 in seven cinemas from…

PRODUCTION: Mickey Rourke in a Domestic Production Shooting in Romania

BUCHAREST: Mickey Rourke is currently shooting in Oradea, in Northwest Romania, the independent drama 21 Rubies / 21 rubini, directed by Romanian film director and Orthodox priest Ciprian Mega. The…

FNE at Berlinale 2023: Romanian Cinema in Berlin

The Romanian Film Centre and Dacin Sara will be present at the EFM! Drop by the stand at the MGB, G1 (upper floor) to learn more about current and upcoming…

BOX OFFICE: Romanian Comedy Ramon Tops Domestic Charts

BUCHAREST: The Romanian independent comedy Ramon by Jesús del Cerro is topping the domestic weekly charts with 45,046 admissions and 229,435 EUR / 1,123,215 RON gross over its opening weekend,…

PRODUCTION: Romanian Director/Screenwriter Marian Crisan in Postproduction with Warboy

BUCHAREST: The Romanian director/scriptwriter/producer Marian Crișan is currently in postproduction with his fifth feature film Warboy / Sluga, a drama set in 1944. The film is a Romanian/Moldavian coproduction.

BOX OFFICE: Avatar: The Way of Water Becomes Highest Grossing Film of All Time in Romania

BUCHAREST: Avatar: The Way of Water has become the highest grossing film in Romania of all time, with 6.89 m EUR / 33,901,068 RON.

BOX OFFICE: Romanian Taxi Drivers Second After Avatar: The Way of Water in Its First Weekend in Romania

BUCHAREST: The independent comedy-drama Taxi Drivers / Taximetriștri by Bogdan Theodor Olteanu debuted as second at the domestic weekly box office, after Avatar: The Way of Water. This is the…

Vlad Petri’s Doc Between Revolutions Picked Up by CAT&Docs Ahead Berlinale World Premiere

BUCHAREST: The long documentary Between Revolutions / Între revoluții by the Romanian director Vlad Petri has been acquired by CAT&Docs ahead if its world premiere in Berlinale Forum 2023. The…

Call for Applications for 5th Civil Society Pitch in Bucharest

BUCHAREST: Documentary filmmakers from Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria and the Republic of Moldova can apply to the 5th edition of Civil Society Pitch, powered by One World Romania. The deadline is…

Bogdan Mirică Finishes Sophomore Feature Boss, Produced by Corneliu Porumboiu

BUCHAREST: Bogdan Mirică’s second feature film Boss is completed and will be released in Romania by Bad Unicorn on 21 April 2023. The film is a coproduction between Romania, Luxembourg…

Wednesday Series Boosts Screen Tourism in Romania as Film Sector Awaits for Authorities to Restart Cash Rebate Scheme

BUCHAREST: Screen tourism is already noticeable on locations where the Wednesday series directed by Tim Burton was shot in Romania, especially at the Cantacuzino Castle in Bușteni, which stands in…

OBITUARY: Romanian Actor Teodor Corban

BUCHAREST: The acclaimed Romanian film and theatre actor Teodor Corban has died at 65 due to illness. He was probably the actor most sought after by the Romanian New Wave…

PRODUCTION: Ștefan Mandachi in Postproduction with Doc I Am Good Enough

BUCHAREST: Romanian film director, entrepreneur and philanthropist Ștefan Mandachi is in final postproduction with his second long documentary I Am Good Enough. An independent production, the film is a diary…

BOX OFFICE: Opening Weekend Admissions for Romanian Film Romina, VTM Surpass Avatar: The Way of Water

BUCHAREST: The Romanian musical comedy Romina, VTM by Paul Răzvan Macovei had 233,208 admissions and 1.3 m EUR / 6.553.905 RON gross in its opening weekend (6 – 8 January…

Romanian Actress Judith State Among European Shooting Stars 2023

BERLIN: Romanian actress Judith State, who starred in Cristian Mungiu’s R.M.N. is among the ten young talents selected for the European Shooting Stars 2023. The event will take place within…

Dogan Media International Picks Up Bucuresti TV Audiovisual Licence

BUCHAREST: The Turkish company Dogan Media International has received the green light from the National Audiovisual Council of Romania to take over the audiovisual licence of the Bucuresti TV channel…